Council services by letter

Executive post


Young People and Schools Portfolio Holder


To be responsible for the development and strategic direction of services to young people and schools in the Borough including:


·         Championing the safeguarding of vulnerable young people;


·         Acting as the lead member for children, including overseeing compliance with statutory duties, targets and reporting requirements;


·         Promoting and championing the interests of children looked after by the Council;


·         Representing the interests of young people on partnerships and boards including the local safeguarding children board and the Health and Wellbeing Board;


·         Working with partner bodies including the Harrow Youth Parliament, Ofsted, Health Services and the Police; 


·         Overseeing the discharge of local education authority responsibilities including sustaining effective relationships with schools and governing bodies.


(Note:  Full details of the Portfolio Holder for Young People & Schools’ responsibilities can be found in page Part 3A of the Council's Constitution).

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